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Observatory Parameters
Jan 19
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
08:58 19:51

Galaxy IC 731 Galaxy in Ursa Major Constellation

Size: 30'' x 18'' Magnitude: 15.1 Also known as CGCG 242-79, CGCG 243-3, MCG 8-21-96, PGC 36626

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Galaxy IC 731 as seen from Ashburn
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Data Sheet

11h 45m 18s
49º 34' 13''
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324 M light years
Last visited objects: IC 731

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